Kenlake State Resort Park

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Kentucky State Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland has named Michael Duffy as the new manager of Kenlake State Resort Park in Hardin.

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Four parks in the far western part of the commonwealth are among Kentucky State Parks getting additional state funding for infrastructure, safety and aesthetic improvements. 

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  The United States Forest Service’s southern region forester stopped by Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area Tuesday, where he said the forest service’s controversial Pisgah Bay Project has been temporarily shelved - not fully scrapped.

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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear stopped in Murray and Marshall County today to call attention to a new career center in Murray and to formally break ground on the ongoing Kentucky Lake Bridge project.

Kentucky Department of Parks

Kenlake State Resort Park is re-purposing its old golf course to open a 3D archery course offering visitors a chance to test their bowman skills. 

This weekend and next offer four more opportunities for enjoying Eugene Ionesco's famed absurdist comedy play, The Bald Soprano, at Twilight Theatre at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora. Cast members Kiersten Kellersberger, Taylor Davis, E.B. McKinney and Lane French stop by Sounds Good to act out the "Bobby Scene" and attempt to explain this snappy, fast-paced play. 

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A pre-filed bill sponsored by State Representative Kenny Imes (R-Murray) seeks to give a financial boost to Kentucky State Parks by allowing private companies like restaurants and hotels to lease and develop state property.  

The 5th district republican wants to take existing law relating to private development of Kentucky State Fair Board property and expands it to land owned by the Kentucky Department of Parks.  Imes said he hopes the proposal will help Kentuckians see the big picture of the economic prospects that are going underutilized. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Kentucky Department of Parks is urging nature lovers to make plans now for prime eagle-watching early next year.

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Members of the band Nightfish preview the Hot August Blues Festival at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora. They also speaks with Tracy Ross about forming in 1986 and playing at the first Hot August Blues Festival, keeping the energy alive for decades, and about getting together to play at this year's event. See more at Hot August Blues Festival's website.

Local musician and educator Wayne Harper stops by our studios to play some blues ahead of his free concert with The Harper Brothers Band during "Neighborhood Night" on August 22,  at Kenlake State Resort Park. The concert comes ahead of the Hot August Blues Festival in the park's amphitheater, August 23-24. In this conversation with Kate Lochte, Wayne previews both events, talks about what it's like to play with the Alonzo Pennington Band, and more. See more about the Hot August Blues Festival.

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